Asked in Pica Disorder
Can people eat basic magnesium carbonate gym chalk?
Yes, people can eat basic magnesium carbonate gym chalk. It would be a good idea to be near a toilet when you do. Magnesium carbonate works as a laxative and antacid. While it is not advisable to eat chalk, in this case it can be done, it just should not be done because it can have impurities and harmful substances. ...
Asked in Sedimentary Rock
Is dolomite poisonous?
Dolemite is a rock, similar to limestone, except that where limestone is calcium carbonate, dolemite is calcium magnesium carbonate. It's not especially poisonous, though it wouldn't be particularly good for the teeth if you were to try to eat it. ...
Asked in Care of Rabbits, Rabbits and Hares
Can rabbits eat chalk?
Rabbits can snort chalk as if it is a drug, however if they consume chalk from the mouth they will instantly have a lobotomy, ultimately leading to their death. If they snort the chalk they will have indigestion problems but still live on. ...
Asked in Addictions
Is it okay to eat powder with out talc if your pregnant?
No, This is a pica nutritional disorder. Talc, chalk, baby powder, and ice eating is due to a Magnesium deficiency. It may be caused by diet or genetic reasons. It is easily remedied by regularly taking double or triple doses of a Magnesium and Calcium supplement. yes ...
Asked in Slugs and Snails
Do water snails eat chalk and if they do how do they eat it?
I have never heard of water snails eating chalk, i just go to the pet store and get some algae wafers ...
Can a person eat chalk?
People eat chalk all the time! See, most of the "chalk" you can get today isn't chalk at all. It's gypsum. When they make tofu, they mix gypsum with soy milk, which makes the soy milk form the solid pieces that are tofu. When you see something labeled "calcium enriched" that means there's gypsum in it--the gypsum companies sell food-grade gypsum in big bags. So yes, people can eat chalk. In fact, I had some chalk this morning. It was good,...